The 1% Podcast: Dr Roger McMorrow The Beauty & Dangers of Climbing Mount Everest

May 29

Latest Episode: Dr Roger McMorrow The Beauty & Dangers of Climbing Mount Everest

Everest podcast Dr Roger Mc MorrowAround this time every year, there is a window of opportunity that lasts for about 2 weeks, to scale the ‘Roof of the World’—Mount Everest.

On the 24th May 2007, at 8am, in minus 40°C, Irishman Dr. Roger McMorrow reached the summit of Mount Everest from the South side. In this episode we find out what it’s like to stand on top of the world, the perils of climbing the world’s highest mountain, setting up the world’s highest medical laboratory on Everest’s South Col, Sherpas, the Himalayas, Nepal, risk taking and much much more.

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